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Employer: Ford Motor Company – Human Resources & Accounting

Expires: 06/15/2021

At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. We also believe in providing you with the freedom to define and realize your dreams. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career potential as you help us define tomorrow’s transportation.As a People Scientist, you will leverage people data and research to solve business problems. You will lead projects that are global, enterprise-wide, science-based, and transformational in nature. You will integrate external research and internal datasets to understand Ford’s talent strategy today and help shape its future.  This role will require you to understand industry trends, business objectives, and workforce dynamics. You will use data to develop insights, forecasts, metrics, and recommendations to inform decisions about our talent and people strategy. This position will have the option of working remotely. Examples of projects led by this team include:Delivering comprehensive employee sentiment studies using active and passive data sourcesCreating robust, engaging, science-based leader capability assessment and feedback systemsTracking our company’s culture transformationConducting return-on-investment studies for key HR initiativesLaunching pre-hire assessments that are predictive and fair as well as highly engaging and informativeEvaluating talent diversity and prototyping solutions to enhance pipelines and candidate poolsTesting alternative, evidence-based approaches to performance managementWhat you’ll be able to do:Manage internal research studies to explore new and effective ways to solve workforce problemsCollaborate across the company (e.g. HR, Legal, Operations, Finance, and Business Strategy) to understand needs, uncover questions, align perspectives, and use data to inform Ford’s workforce strategyGain a strong understanding of Ford’s business objectives. Use a combination of internal and external data to generate insights about the workforce to support those goalsLead initiatives to identify strategic workforce skill requirements, where critical skill gaps might exist, and how to close themHelp Ford understand the possession and proficiency of strategic skills in our workforceIdentify, prepare, and analyze internal people data to answer business questions and inform talent strategyLeverage robust measurement tools (e.g., surveys) and qualitative approaches to understand employee sentiment about key issuesReview external research and industry case studies to remain current on people science trendsCreate and present high-impact data visualizations, communications, and data “stories” alongside clear, compelling recommendationsTrain and support HR partners and business leaders to interpret and use data. Research, identify and recommend self-service tech solutions as appropriate.Support the Talent Analytics team’s efforts on an as-needed basis across a variety of talent initiatives (may include surveys, assessments, job analysis, performance management, etc.)The minimum requirements we seek:PhD/ABD with 2+ years’ experience (grad or post grad), or Master’s degree with 5+ years’ experience (grad or post grad) in a field emphasizing business, analytics, and/or people science in organizations (e.g., Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Business Administration, Business Analytics, Economics, Management, Organizational Behavior, Data Science, Computer Science or Engineering)2 + years grad or post-grad experience using research methods, data management, and analytics to understand relationships among variables/data points2+ years of grad or post-grad experience using data preparation/manipulation/analysis/visualization tools including R, Python, SQL, Tableau, and/or QlikViewOur preferred requirements:Doctoral degree in a field emphasizing business, analytics, and/or people science in organizations (e.g., Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Organizational Behavior, Business Administration, Business Analytics, Economics, Management, Organizational Behavior, Data Science, Computer Science or Engineering)3+ years’ experience in People Analytics, HR, Marketing, Market Research, Strategy, Consulting, or Workforce Planning roles3+ years of experience conducting research and/or data analysis in an organization or consulting environment, including formulating questions with customers, collecting and analyzing data, generating insights, and sharing results with various types of audiencesKnowledge, experience, and understanding of survey design and analysisNatural curiosity to solve complex problems in creative waysKnowledge of/experience with machine learning and natural language processingAbility to communicate complex ideas/findings clearly and conciselyKnowledge of best practices and research supporting excellent forecasting and measurementFamiliarity with designing and setting up intuitive data visuals and online dashboardsInterest in trends / emerging areas of people scienceWhat you’ll receive in return:As part of the Ford family, you’ll enjoy excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous PTO, retirement, savings and stock investment plans, incentive compensation and much more. You’ll also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition.If you have what it takes to help us redefine the future of mobility, we’d love to have you join us.Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, TN visa holders may be considered.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.For information on Ford’s salary and benefits, please visit: